CHURCH GROWTH TODAY
      Center for the Study of Growing Churches • Megachurch Research Center      
      Leading church leaders to anticipate biblical church growth of biblical magnitude since 1985.
      
Dr. John N. Vaughan 

Resources

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CHURCH GROWTH TODAY UNIVERSITY
VOL 1 - Barrier Breaking Videos - 50 Speakers 
Leaders of 1000's tell HOW their churches broke the 200, 500, 800, 1000, 2000 barriers...and MORE! Some interviews in this 3 Volume series of 150 interviews include global churches with even 100,000 and 200,000 attendance. VOL 1 - Interviews of 50 leaders of 1,000s who share how their church broke the 2,000 attendance barrier and more. Contains 40 hours of interviews covering about 20 topic areas. The 50 leaders have almost 1,000 years of combined ministry experience leading barrier breaking churches. Today, these 50 churches have a combined weekend attendance of 600,000 people. Vol 1 of part of a three volume series containing 150 video Barrier Breaking Churches leader interviews. Video Format: MP4 on a 1TB external hard drive.
ORDER    $997 Pre-Publication Price,  $1,997 After Oct. 1, 2018

CDs
CD - Ultimate Kid's Ministry Design Environments

Visit and view the best art & graphics environments in 95 churches, 78 cities, in 24 states (Alaska to Wisconsin)...from your computer! Includes 827 full-color photos on 750 fully linked Powerpoint photo slides
of the churches plus PHF handouts of all the full-color photo slides.
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CD - Church Security and Safety Solutions
A fully navigation linked, full color CD with 690 photo examples of security and safety solutions used by America's largest churches in 23 states.  An up close look at the best ideas, examples, and practices. Includes 540 PowerPoint® pages, 7 categories, and 85 topic areas. The 7 topic areas include: Welcome & Introduction - High Alert Issues - Parking Related Issues, Building Issues - Special Needs Issues - Children's Ministry - Other Issues.  Just one lawsuit can cost your church and possibly staff members and members $2 million plus in litigation costs. Be proactive, be informed!
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CD - America's African-American Megachurches
A comprehensive view of the nation's 193 African-American megachurches that are reshaping our nation.
Includes full linked instant navigation, 112 full color PowerPoint® slide presentation format,  90 full color photos, 200 years of black megachurch summary, 60 megachurches with 5,000+ weekend attendance, the top 10 black megachurch cities and weekend attendance in each, the 293 megachurches mapped by U.S. metros and counties (1st time ever), and 20 recent black megachurch sanctuaries. A full course and/or seminar on one CD.
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CD - Small Group Ministry - The Power of Small Groups Seminar
The 255 PowerPoint® fully linked, full color, slide presentation taught by John Vaughan in 25 U.S. cities, Korea, Canada, and Germany.  Topics include: group health issues, assimilation, birhting new groups, leader issues,
10 traps to avoid, growth cycles, ratio balance, shape issues, research, recommended websites, myths, and more.
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BOOKS

The Book About Churched & Unchurched America - By the Numbers - by John Vaughan
Paperback -  203 pages  $24.95 
Available as paperback or eBook directly from Church Growth Today

Research quoted from more than 150 sources and compiled for you in one volume. Sources include atheists, agnostic and Christians. Authorities include:  Church Growth Today, George Barna, Pew Research, Gallup, Rodney Stark (Baylor Univ), Univ of Chicago, Princeton University, Harvard University Yale University, Guttmacher Institute, Leadership Network, Hartford Institute, Lifeway Research and others. The more than 40 topic areas include: Statistical Clocks, abortion, atheists, beliefs, Born again Christians, Christian life and disciplines, church affiliation, church attendance, church growth and decline, church growth rates, church planting, communication, culture, cultural vital statistics, demographics, denominations, discipleship, education, ethnicity, evangelism, family, finance, generations, health, Hispanics,Jews, languages. megachurches, missions, mission drift, multi-site churches, Muslims, politics, social and moral issues, technology, unchurched, unchurched people groups, volunteers, and youth.
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Hard Times, Tough Churches, Awesome God!
- by John Vaughan       
Paperback-184 pages
Available at www.amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats.
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13 turnaround churches that faced losing almost...everything! Their separate challenges included
: fire, arson, community change. internal conflict, church splits, hurricanes, tornados, bankruptcy, floods, vandalism, local zoning restrictions, federal government mandates, The Great Depression, and even skunks.  Cities where the churche are located include: Miami FL, Detroit MI, Orlando FL, San Diego CA, New Orleans LA, Mobile AL, Springfield MO, Oklahoma City OK, and Birmingham AL.  You will be challenged, be inspired by, and learn from their experiences.

Megachurches and America's Cities: How Churches Grow - by John Vaughan 
(Paperback - 148 pages)

Identifies 19 indicators of growing megachurch ministries. Size alone doesn't fully define a megachurch while ministry does.  Chapters include: The Megachurch Phenomenon, The Language of Growth, The Barrier-Breaking Decade, America's Changing Cities, Urban Megachurches, Predictable Changes in Growing Churches, Megachurches:High-Impact Ministries, U.S. Megachurches 1999 by Region, Fastest Growing Churches (1989-1990), Largest Churches in Worship Attendance (1990), Largest Sunday Schools by Attendance (1991).
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eBOOKS

The Book About Churched & Unchurched America - By the Numbers - by John Vaughan
Paperback -  203 pages  $24.95 
Available as paperback or eBook directly from Church Growth Today

Research quoted from more than 150 sources and compiled for you in one volume. Sources include atheists, agnostic and Christians. Authorities include:  Church Growth Today, George Barna, Pew Research, Gallup, Rodney Stark (Baylor Univ), Univ of Chicago, Princeton University, Harvard University Yale University, Guttmacher Institute, Leadership Network, Hartford Institute, Lifeway Research and others. The more than 40 topic areas include: Statistical Clocks, abortion, atheists, beliefs, Born again Christians, Christian life and disciplines, church affiliation, church attendance, church growth and decline, church growth rates, church planting, communication, culture, cultural vital statistics, demographics, denominations, discipleship, education, ethnicity, evangelism, family, finance, generations, health, Hispanics,Jews, languages. megachurches, missions, mission drift, multi-site churches, Muslims, politics, social and moral issues, technology, unchurched, unchurched people groups, volunteers, and youth.
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Hard Times, Tough Churches, Awesome God!  (PDF Format) 97 pages - by John Vaughan

13 turnaround churches that faced losing almost...everything! Their separate challenges included: fire, arson, community change. internal conflict, church splits, hurricanes, tornados, bankruptcy, floods, vandalism, local zoning restrictions, federal government mandates, The Great Depression, and even skunks.  Cities where the churche are located include: Miami FL, Detroit MI, Orlando FL, San Diego CA, New Orleans LA, Mobile AL, Springfield MO, Oklahoma City OK, and Birmingham AL.  You will be challenged, be inspired by, and learn from their experiences.
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Nehemiah: God's Patriot Leading During Hard Times (PDF Format) 117 pages- by John Vaughan

The Bible study series that explores 57 church growth principles in a chapter by chapter examination of leadership and church growth principles illustrated in the life of Nehemiah.  The 120 pages and 13 chapters include an 18 page analysis of the principles, a three page bibliography, a four page concordance of growth principles for all 13 chapters, a 75 page commentary, and a nine page quick search index. Order today and download today.
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